Child pornography; lawful possession by employees of Department of Social Services. (HB1580)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion) with support from co-patron Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Possession of child pornography by employees of the Department of Social Services. Provides that an employee of the Department of Social Services or a local department of social services may, in the course of conducting his professional duties, lawfully possess child pornography for a bona fide purpose. Amends § 18.2-374.1:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/02/2017Committee
01/02/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101992D
01/02/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1580)
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (11-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time
01/25/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1580E
01/25/2017Printed as engrossed 17101992D-E
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1580E)
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Read third time
02/08/2017Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Enrolled
02/10/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1580ER)
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1580ER)
02/10/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/13/17
02/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 96 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0096)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem): THE SENATOR FROM BEDFORD COUNTY AND PROBABLY THE SENATOR FROM CHESTERFIELD AS WELL, JOIN ME IN WELCOMING DAN WEBB AND JOR DONE LABIOSA HERE TODAY. BOTH OF THEM ARE VERY ENGAGED IN THE CIVIC LIFE OF THE WESTERN PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH. JORDAN LABIOSA AS MEMBER OF TOWN COUNCIL IN NEWCASTLE AND ALSO CHAIRMAN OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IN CRAIG. DAN WEBB HAS A FEW WEEKS LEFT IN HIS TERM AS CHAIRMAN OF THE YOUNG REPUBLICANS OF VIRGINIA, THE STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION THERE, AND ALSO HELD SEVERAL POSITIONS OF LEADERSHIP IN OUR LOCAL REPUBLICAN PARTY IN ROANOKE COUNTY WHERE I USED TO BE CHAIR. AS I LOOK AROUND HERE, I KNOW THEY WERE MOST RECENTLY INVOLVED IN SENATOR PEAKE'S ELECTION AND THEY ALSO KNOCKED A LOT OF DOORS IN PULASKI COUNTY IN 2014 FOR